October 29, 2014


Algerie Telecom chooses Ericsson for broadband network upgrade

Algerian fixed line incumbent Algerie Telecom (AT) has selected Swedish equipment vendor Ericsson to transform and expand its broadband network in order to offer residential users triple-play services and provide enterprises with secure networking over virtual private networks (VPNs).

Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will consolidate the existing network functions"...

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October 28, 2014


Ericsson picks up network deals with Telenor, Algeria Telecom

Ericsson made a good start to the week by announcing two network deals on Monday--one in Europe and one in Africa.

The Stockholm-based telecoms equipment manufacturer first revealed it has won a five-year global framework agreement with Norway-based Telenor Group to provide radio hardware and professional services. The deal covers the rollout of 2G, 3G and LTE technologies,"...

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October 20, 2014


Algeria's DJEZZY deploys ALU's Microwave Packet Radios for Backhaul

Algeria's DJEZZY OTA, a division of Vimpelcom, is deploying Alcatel-Lucent's 9500 Microwave Packet Radio solution to upgrade its mobile backhaul network. Alcatel-Lucent will also be providing DJEZZY (OTA) with its 7705 SAR A and SAM 5620.

Microwave is more cost effective and practical for remote regions of the country. The MPR will be deployed in four zones out of a total"......

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October 17, 2014


Mobile Industry Embraces GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Growth of Internet of Things

Mobile 360-Middle East

At the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference in Dubai, the GSMA announced that leading mobile operators AT&T, Etisalat, NTT DOCOMO, Telefónica and Vodafone Group alongside SIM and module manufacturers Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho (Safran), Oberthur Technologies,"......

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October 16, 2014


Ooredoo Algérie's 3G ++ ranked first in North Africa

Ericsson ‘s official classification NetQB (Network Quality Benchmark) ranked the 3G++ network of Ooredoo Algérie first in North Africa in terms of throughput for the first three quarter of 2014, Ooredoo said Wednesday in a statement.

"Thanks to achievements in common with its equipment supplier Ericsson, Ooredoo Algérie is also distinguished by being"...

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October 14, 2014


GSMA Announces Device and Application Connectivity Efficiency Guidelines to Accelerate the Internet of Things

The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way. The report, ‘IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines,’ has received the backing of leading mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KT Corporation, Orange, NTT DOCOMO, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Telefónica, Telenor Connexion"...

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October 13, 2014


New GSMA Study Reveals over Half of Citizens in the Arab States Now Subscribe to Mobile Networks

More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now subscribed to a mobile service, presenting the region with a unique opportunity to use mobile technology to drive social and economic growth. According to the GSMA’s new report, “Arab States: Mobile Economy 2014”, there were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population. Total mobile connections1 in the region stood at 404 million"...

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October 6, 2014


BringCom Receives $1.1 Million in Orders for New Programs

(ME NewsWire)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications services, announced it has been awarded new contracts in the last three months valued at $1.1 million. The awards call for BringCom to provide managed fiber optic, wireless and satellite circuit services to new and current governmental and commercial customers operating in Africa, Europe and the United States.


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